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Parents, You are Not Alone

Parents, You are Not Alone

An Open Letter to Parents Sending their Child to a Rehabilitation Center It is one of the most difficult and unimaginable situations a parent will ever have to face: the realization that their own child is deep into a drug or alcohol addiction. The warning signs have been creeping into daily normality for quite some […]

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Sober October: Benefits of Quitting Alcohol for 1 Month

Sober October: Benefits of Quitting Alcohol for 1 Month

Sober October: Benefits of Not Drinking for 31 Days Sober October, much like Dry January, involves challenging yourself to cut out alcohol for 31 days. People chose to participate in this month-long wellness experiment for many reasons. Whether it is to achieve a weight loss goal, focus on your mental health, teaming with your recovering […]

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Impact of Substance Use Disorder on Families

Impact of Substance Use Disorder on Families

While some consider substance use disorder as a personal experience, it is crucial to take into account the other people directly affected – the family. In more recent years, dependency on drugs and alcohol has been studied and well documented as a family disease. The addict, as well as his or her family, friends, and […]

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Warning Signs & Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Warning Signs & Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Opiates, commonly called opioids, are a group of drugs used to treat pain. The terms opiates and opioids are used to describe the natural (opiate) and synthetic (opioid) medications. Opioids include prescription painkillers, such as hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine. When taken as prescribed by a doctor they can be a very effective form to ease [...]
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Importance of Sober Living Housing in Early Recovery

Importance of Sober Living Housing in Early Recovery

Sober living housing acts as a bridge between an inpatient facility treatment center and the real world. In the early recovery stages, these homes mean the difference between going back to old habits or continuing on the journey to long term sobriety. Once you leave an addiction treatment center and return home, many early recovery […]

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